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Kent Black Arches Meganola albula ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Status .....The moth illustrated below is the first record for Nottinghamshire and was trapped by members of the Lound Moth Group at the Idle Valley NR on August 2nd 2019. The same trapping session also provided the county's first record of the micro Oncocera semirubella. Our thanks go to Ian Hunt, who very kindly allowed us to use his photographs below, to illustrate the species.
Photographed by Ian Hunt at the Idle Valley NR August 2019
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Kent Black Arches  
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Lound Moth Group. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2019).

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Updated August 2021

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